Lion Brand Crochet Gecko Bookmark
- Lion Wool Yarn: Lemongrass- 1 Ball
- Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size E-4
- Large-Eyed Blunt Needles
- Small Wiggly Eyes- 2
- Red Felt- Small Piece
- Craft Glue
EXACT GAUGE IS NOT ESSENTIAL TO THIS PROJECT. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make a 4 in. [10 cm] square, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
Chain 22. Slip stitch in 2nd chain from hook, half double crochet in next chain, double crochet in each chain to last 2, half double crochet in next chain, slip stitch in last chain.
Working along opposite side of chain, chain 2, slip stitch in next chain, half double crochet in next chain, double crochet in each chain to last 2, half double crochet in next chain, slip stitch in last chain. Fasten off. Wrap a length of yarn around piece about 1 in. (2.5 cm) from one end to make head.
From right side, join yarn with slip stitch to end of body and chain 40. Turn and work 2 single crochet in each of next 10 chains (to create corkscrew effect); single crochet in each remaining chain.
From right side, join yarn with slip stitch to side of body about 3/4 in. (2 cm) below neck’ and chain 10. Turn, double crochet in 2nd chain from hook, slip stitch in each of next 2 chains (1st toe); *chain 4, double crochet in 2nd chain from hook, slip stitch in each of next 2 chains** (2nd toe); repeat from * to ** for 3rd toe. Fasten off. In same way, make another leg on opposite side of body, and another pair of legs about 2 in. (5 cm) away.
Cut a small strip from felt and notch one end. Glue in place for tongue. Glue on eyes. Weave in ends.
TipsRefer to photo to complete project.
Follow manufacturer's directions for all products used.